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Fall trends 2015 – Burgundy is the new black

Today I had this interesting conversation with this clever girl. Over lunch, she told me that she enjoys surprising and even confusing people by wearing something unexpected: maybe a shiny pair of shoes, maybe something super sexy. While she was talking, I realised that it has been a long time since I experimented with my appearance. How […]

5 Amazing Must-Haves For The Winter Season

Winter season is knocking on the door and it is time to update your wardrobe with the fabulous fashion trends that will be in vogue this time around.  Winters are truly a great time to experiment with your look, put on layers of wonderful clothes and finally wear the lovely collection of boots that you […]

So, what is 3D printing?

Una de las cosas que he notado cuando he escrito sobre impresión 3D en el blog, es que muchas personas no saben qué es primer lugar. Hoy es imposible hablar de moda sin hablar de impresión 3D, así que por eso me pareció interesante compartir este infografico de Shapeways, una de las compañías con las […]

Showing bodies: Calvin Klein vs. Dressman

The start of September covered the walls of the Stockholm metro with the fall 2015 campaigns. Two have been the protagonists, one for women and the other for men I’m talking about Dressman and Calvin Klein‘s campaigns. For this campaign, we are breaking down the stereotyped presentations of bodies in the media and advertising. The campaign aim to […]

Mis Crios Femme by Cecilia Sörensen

Cecilia Sörensen introduces its new project, My Crios Femme. With Cecilia Sörensen‘s DNA of Cecilia Sörensen, My Crios Femme is mostly a twist of design to warderobe essentials with a nice concept behind: designing clothes that work for both girls and their mothers. The capsule collection is a reinvention of the classics in the way […]

Party time

Quizás eres un diseñador joven preparando tu primer desfile. O quizás un empresario a punto de lanzar su startup. Un evento es una de las mejores maneras de hacer que el público conozca tu emprendimiento, pero organizarlo es para muchos un verdadero dolor de cabeza. Por dónde empezar? En este post hablaremos de algunas propuestas […]

Alesya Orlova Handbags

After working with interior design, Ukrainian born, Hamburg based Alesya Orlova decided to move into handbag design and launched her own brand, producing leather handbags for women. Orlova wants to create objects that are tactile and that can give a sense of texture. My collections of women handbags represent philosophy of simplicity, elegance and tradition of handmade accessories. The […]

Let’s go sailing

The sea breeze is always a tempting plan in summer. These days Sweden is having finally the sun we were all waiting for and to jump on a boat for the day is one of the things on my list for next weekend. That was what I was having in mind this morning and, call […]

Lina Michal Fall / Winter 2015 Collection

After finalizing her studies at Beckmans School of Design in Stockholm, Swedish fashion designer Lina Michal received lots of attention with her graduate collection Heathen Hearts. We wrote about her when she won the Vogue Talents Young Vision Award 2013 competition and she was even nominated for the H&M Design Award of that year, reaching the finals. After all the […]

It is all about moving yourself – Activewear

I read this article at Inc. magazine about how to improve your habits to be and look more professional.  Some of the points were pretty obvious but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t true. It is all about creating trust following through and performance, but Bill Murphy Jr. name 17 points. And I was glad to […]